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Chris Jackson, National Chair
See the NASHiCS Video National Chair Annual Report 2017
Events Programme Social Care for 2018
Date:Thursday 17th May 2018
Venue: Holiday Inn Central Cardiff
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Directions: & more information Here
Programme: Full details
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome * Falls Prevention Fuel Tank * Safety Regulators updates * Legionella * Dynamic Risk Assessments * Contractors & Partnerships * Asbestos * Prosecutions * Musculoskeletal disorders
UPDATE HSE’s MSD Policy Group Advisor confirmed as speaker
Member’s benefit discount
Non members are very welcome
One month to go
Annual General Meeting 2018
Follows the Forum for Safety and Health CARDIFF Details
More dates for your diary 2018
Networker Llandrindod Wells 4th July * Networker Beverley Yorkshire 12th July * Fire Day TBA Midlands * Forum 4th October Belfast * Networker 28th November London. Programmes and details will be issued during the year.
More information on all the events in 2018 Here
A warning alert has been issued on the risk of death and severe harm from failure to obtain and continue flow from oxygen cylinders.
Issued 9th January 2018. Details of the Alert
The Gas Safe Charity is running a free, interactive half day workshop (10am – 1.00pm with lunch) to help organisations become more aware of the sources, signs and symptoms of Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning, NASHiCS is happy to support this programme.
There are 10 dates and venues throughout the UK. Details
NB There are still some places at the Edinburgh workshop on the 16th May
NFCC Specialised Housing Fire Guidance
The NFCC Specialised Housing Guidance has been launched providing recommendations designed to protect residents of specialised housing from fire.
Revised Additional Guidance to Fire Safety Risk Assessment Residential Care Premises.
More information and Document Download
e-News issue 82 (March 2018) available for members
The latest issue of the e-News for members only is available under News